After you have confirmed your email and selected "Edit Your Profile" you can now begin to build your page. Upon following this link you should see a screen with the basics of the information you have entered a very simple interface where you can begin editing and adding data. From here you can edit your general information, connect with friends and colleagues and add papers.
From the main menu at the top, select the down arrow next to your name to edit some other information that may not be on your home screen. This includes your account settings, where you can change email notifications, connected websites and privacy settings.
One of the first things you'll want to do is add your affiliation. You can do this by selecting "Add Affiliation" under your name on the main edit page. This screen will appear where you can add your school, department, position, etc. You also have the option to make this a primary or secondary affiliation on the right hand side. To add a secondary affiliation scroll to the middle of your main page and edit research interests. A pop-up box will appear and one of the options will be to add another affiliation.
Your affiliation will appear under your name. You can always go back and edit this
You can add a custom photo on your main edit page. Simply select "Upload a new photo" and browse your server. After you've upload your photo you may want to change it. Scroll over the picture and then select "change photo".
On your edit page, scroll down to the middle to select "edit" under research interests.
Here you can add a secondary affiliation, research interests, about and advisors/supervisors. Your research interests will appear on your main page along with a short about.
From your main profile edit screen you can add contact info and social profiles. Upon selecting "Add Contact Information" you can type an email address, address and phone. After selecting "Add Social Profiles" you directly put your link for any social profile(s) including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google Scholar, Wordpress, etc. These will all appear to the public on your main page.